Stop and Stick bookmarks. This is great for when students are reading informational text. They can stop and place a sticky note next to the passage they read. (reading in content area pin 2)

Stop and Stick bookmarks. This is great for when students are reading informational text. They can stop and place a sticky note next to the passage they read. (reading in content area pin 2)

26 Week Christmas Savings Plan Start with $26 a week End with $1001 by Black Friday
Cute plant unit
Kindergarten math strategies: great anchor charts for K and 1st grade math. Could even make tip books for student work stations so these strategies are always close at hand as kids are learning them!
Behavior Chart. I used a positive behavior chart last year and I only had to move students down MAYBE twice all year. I found I could change behavior by moving others up. It was amazing.
First Grade Morning Message Pack
Here you have it! An entire year of focused Common Core morning work at your fingertips. Make every second count by giving your kids standards-based morning work! I have designed these to work for my first grade classroom. This is not an entire curriculum
First grade fractions worksheets and activities - so many great fractions tips on this blog post!
A Day in First Grade — Now sharing our days in Kindergarten
Using Pop Rocks for teaching DESCRIPTIVE WRITING (adjectives, similes, etc.)
ck anchor chart
Cute idea - would be cute when talking about careers - have them draw a picture of what they want to be when they grow up - caption, "My future is so bright I have to wear sunglasses!"
Even Steven and Odd Todd. activity by Cara Carroll @ The First Grade Parade.  oddeven1
Hang things on the wall using painter tape and hot glue. Place painter tape first and then hot glue! This may be like the most genius idea EVER!!!
Easy sun craft!  Great for End of Year!
Take the guess work out of the first grade Common Core! First Grade Common Core printables with kid-friendly "I Can" statements can be used for extra reinforcement, homework, or as pre-and post assessments. $
Tissue paper tree collage
First Grade Life Science Worksheets: Baby Animals Names
writing station for students to do their "sloppy copy" (pre-writing). this teacher also has a bin of scrabble letters so students can "write" with the letters first. great way to keep students engaged! even ESL students!
FREE End of the year printable for kdg. through 4th grade. This one has the link to these pages!
3 little pigs cause & effect
End of The Year Class Gift. You can personalize each note with a great thing each student did to blow you away with great work
First Grade Reading Fluency and Comprehension Passages @Brittney Anderson Kloesel-Brittain @Kristen Loehr @Cynthia Luby .... Could be good for us
Story re telling rope. Such a great idea to prompt students to look for characters setting etc when re telling stories.
ath Work Stations Part 2: The Set-Up - Queen of the First Grade Jungle
First Grade Wow: It's About Time---meets many of the CCSS 2nd grade requirements.
First Grade Rocks! {A Pop Rocks Treat for Open House} If only I could afford hundreds of these for my music students
moirs of a first grader First Grade Wow! I bought this book last year and love that someone has put together a unit for it!!!!
Color birds (color wheel theory): My first graders used red, yellow and blue liquid watercolors to experiment color mixing to create these colorful birds. We made the "blobs" of paint the first day and turn them into birds when they were dry.
aking 10! great idea! First Grade Smiles Done as partners ~ Each student had ten cubes of one color and a blank copy of the chart. As a class, traded one color cube with our partner and colored in our chart to match. Fantastic to reach all learners: oral,
Here's a graph for charting class birthdays. Have the kids complete it as a class discovery activity.
So glad I found a recording sheet for my lesson! One less thing I will have to make!
Create your own pirate map. Part of a map unit for first grade.
Caldecott award lesson for first grade from the Book Fairy Goddess. Awesomeness! I love to do Caldecott books with K and 1st every January.
First Grade Wow: Bullying - Crinkled Heart Activity / Kids add bandaid with their name - heart hung up all year in the room book w/ activity: Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Fraction Flowers activity for halves fourths thirds eighths and whol
Sample student word-learning game from the packet "Building a First Grade Word Wall." This packet includes a word wall alphabet, a complete set of first grade word wall cards (including word families, sight words, contractions, and more), and wo
"The Living Song" (Tune: "Frere Jacques")- This song is great to add to a unit on living and non-living things because it will help the students to remember what makes something living. Also, kids will have a lot of fun learning a song
Let's Get Ready for Earth Day!
Opinion Writing: Favorite Food Enjoy writing!
This is definitely something I could use for first grade place value! Source: Miss Van Maren's Fantastic First Grade: Math Journal